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Homebase launches electronic decorating voucher

A first on the market, says retailer 
5 April 2007

Laird Group waits for shareholder approval

D-day approaches for security division 
5 April 2007

Wyevale to stop selling 'eco-unfriendly' lines

Chain to start pushing green credentials 
5 April 2007

Webbs of Wychbold launches an online shop

A natural extension of the Webbs brand, says chief executive 
4 April 2007

February shop price index shows fall

DIY and Hardware index indicates prices 1.64% higher than in 2006 
4 April 2007

Green issues high on homebuyers' checklist

Energy-efficient homes may mean a quick sale 
4 April 2007

York next for Dobbies

Scottish chain continues march into England 
3 April 2007

Own-brand push for Woolworths

Worth It range to include homewares 
2 April 2007

Easter worth £7.8bn to retailers

BRC lists value of Bank Holiday spending 
2 April 2007

Advent Tools adds excitement

Adding excitement to the 20th Industry Awards will be Birmingham-based Advent Tools. 
2 April 2007

ICI backs Industry Awards

ICI Paints will be rolling out the welcome mat for this year’s Industry Awards. 
2 April 2007

Diy sector rebounds

Initial signs of a revival in 2007 are positive 
2 April 2007

Kingfisher eyes India

Initital conversations taking place for move into lucrative retail market 
2 April 2007

European diy market worth €126bn in 2005

Emerging markets generate growth of 56.7% between 2000 and 2005 
30 March 2007

Growers paint rosy picture of plant sales

Sales in January and February up nearly 50 per cent 
30 March 2007

GIMA adds name to sponsors list for Industry Awards

We have so much excellence in our industry to puff out our chests about, says GIMA director 
26 March 2007

20th birthday celebration for Industry Awards

Britain's biggest social event for the hardware, housewares, garden and diy industry is preparing for its 20th birthday in 2007. 
24 January 2007

ICI bid speculation

Chemical group, ICI, is reportedly a target of Akzo Nobel, according to a national newspaper. 
13 December 2006

Notcutts' new appointments

Notcutts this week announced a number of senior management changes as it gears up its succession plan for the business. 
3 November 2006

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